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An appropriate resource file could not be found for the file: The system can not find the file specified

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The Central Store is a file location that is checked by the Group Policy tools and it is a folder structure created in the “Sysvol” directory on the domain controllers in each domain in your organization. You will need to create the central store only once on a single domain controller for each domain in your organization. The File Replication service then replicates the central store to all domain controllers. It is recommended that you create the central store on the primary domain controller because the Group Policy Management Console and Group Policy Object Editor connect to the primary domain controller by default. The central store consists of a root-level folder containing all language-neutral ADMX files and subfolders containing the language-specific ADMX resource files. For more information about the difference between an ADM and ADMX file, see What are the differences between an ADM and ADMX file, and creating the central store for Group Policy Administrative Templates,

The ADMX file defines the Group Policy settings. The ADML file contains the language to be used with the file. This means the ADMX file can easily be used with any language assuming an ADML file for the language exists

The reason for this error is that the appropriate ADML files were not copied as well to the following location below.


Solution: Ensure to copy the appropriate ADML files for the ADMX files you wish also to the sysvol folder. We already have the ADMX files, we will have to update the ADML files in the following location as well.


All settings for MBAM client deployments are configured through Group Policy. The first thing you will need to do is to update your policy central store with the MBAM ADMX group policy files which can be downloaded from Microsoft 


Now, you should be able to create your policies without errors as shown below


I hope you found this blog post helpful. If you have any questions, please let me know in the comment session.

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